David Benavente has contributed to the Bonsai Actual Magazine publication from 2004 to 2011. He has published articles in Bonsai Today (USA), Bonsai Art (Germany), Esprit Bonsai (France), My Garden (Japan), Bonsai Focus (Europe) and Kinbon (Japan). He taught in his own bonsai school “David Benavente, bonsai studio” in 2006. He got award from Bonsai Clubs Internacional (Award of Pinus sylvestris) and from XXV Bonsai European Association and Suiseki EBA/ESA 2009. He got award of merit bonsai Pinus sylvestris, Acer palmatum in 2011-2014. He got Düsseldorf Bonsai Museum Award in 2013.